J.E.B. Stuart Assistant Principal Speaks to FC Rotary Club

August 27, 2014 3:52 PM0 comments

J.E.B. Stuart assistant principal Shawn DeRose spoke to the Falls Church Rotary Club at their Aug. 21 dinner meeting at Harvest Moon. From left to right, J.E.B. Stuart’s Rotary Interact faculty sponsor Jim Holcombe, Falls Church Rotary Club Greg Viola II, DeRose and Rotary Interact liaison Doug Dreyer are shown […]

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Mason High School Grad Earns Academic Accolades

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Abby Johansen, a 2011 graduate of George Mason High School and five year member of the Mustangs’ lacrosse program, was named to the Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) Academic Honor Roll last week. According to a press release announcing the academic honors, Johansen, who plays defense for Old Dominion […]

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FCCPS Seeks Transportation Employees

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Falls Church City Public Schools (FCCPS) is looking for qualified applicants to join their transportation team, according to the FCCPS website. FCCPS currently has openings for school bus drivers, substitute bus/activity drivers, a non-car CDL driver for special needs students and a bus aide, according to the website. All of […]

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F.C. Students Make the Dean’s List at George Mason U

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Several students from Falls Church have been named to the dean’s list at George Mason University for the spring 2014 semester. Miroslawa Rama, Chehnaz Rehayem, George Reyes, Luke Richardson, Heidi Rivera, Juan Rodas, Shannon Rodock, Tanya Rodriguez, Eleyni Rodriguez, Charlotte Rohrer, Jose Rosal, Lucy Ruggiero, Hiwote Sahilu, Worachet Sakprayoonpong, Samuel […]

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Critter Corner: Pretty

August 23, 2014 4:46 PM0 comments

Pretty is a Russian Blue cat that was rescued. She is 6 years old and loves to hang outside in her summer dacha – otherwise known as a two-story rabbit hutch. During the winter, she does her window shopping from a nice warm indoor perch.

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Troop 898 Restores Butterfly Garden at Thomas Jefferson ES

August 20, 2014 4:42 PM0 comments

Girl Scout Troop 898 fixed the butterfly garden near Thomas Jefferson Elementary School over the summer. The image above shows (standing from left to right) Wendy Sejas, Eleanor Gieser, Desiraie Eice and Rianna Arsenault and (kneeling from left to right) Hannah Anacko and Megan Mann, members of troop 898, gathered […]

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NOVA Parks Welcomes New Board Member

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The Northern Virginia Regional Park Authority welcomed Laura Grape to their board in late July. Grape will be replacing Jean Packard, who served on the board for 24 years before retiring recently, according to a press release from NOVA Parks. According to the release, Grape has plenty of experience working […]

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McLean Project for the Arts Seeks New Executive Director

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The McLean Project for the Arts (MPA) has launched a nationwide search for a new executive director to replace Nancy Perry, who served as the executive director for the MPA for eleven years. Perry is leaving the MPA to take a position at the Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing […]

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McLean Youth Orchestra Hires New Director

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Last Tuesday the McLean Orchestra announced that they hired established Washington, D.C. conductor John Devlin as the new director of the McLean Youth Orchestra, which is an educational project of the McLean Orchestra. Devlin is also the music director of the Youth Orchestras of Prince William (VA), associate conductor of […]

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FC Students Make the Dean’s List at George Mason U

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Several students from Falls Church have been named to the dean’s list at George Mason University for the spring 2014 semester. Michelle Iraheta, Adrienne Jones, Brandon Juarez-Lopez, Andrew Jung, Mrika Kadeli, Ashneel Kanojia, Mahdi Kashoofy, Isma Kayani, Binod Khadka, Siamak Khaledi, Alexandra Kemp, Danielle Kirby, Deanna Kirby, Elizabeth Kissell, Justin […]

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